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Has anyone successfully disabled this thing? I really don't need it and don't want to download it as it's 30mb, and want it removed from my apps in the play store.
Would be nice for there to be a 'hide update' feature.

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I have until I decide to use it. However, you need root to disable, freeze, uninstall the app.

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Yes, do you happen to know what the app refers itself as? I've froze all allcast files but this thing still shows up.

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Has anyone successfully disabled this thing? I really don't need it and don't want to download it as it's 30mb, and want it removed from my apps in the play store.
Would be nice for there to be a 'hide update' feature.

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it is in the /system/app dir. file names are FWUpgrade.apk and FWUpgrade.odex just remove those and it won't show up in market anymore
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it is in the /system/app dir. file names are FWUpgrade.apk and FWUpgrade.odex just remove those and it won't show up in market anymore
Thanx ! Found those files, but using ASTRO file manager I seem not to be able to delete those files ...
My Galaxy SIII is unrooted, could that perhaps be the problem?
 
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If u eant it to be disabled I can probably help u with that.
Just go to settings---->applications manager-----> select the app u want to disable...
Remeber first clear cache, then clear data, force stop, disable, or uninstall
Whichever the option is listed

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If u eant it to be disabled I can probably help u with that.
Just go to settings---->applications manager-----> select the app u want to disable...
Remeber first clear cache, then clear data, force stop, disable, or uninstall
Whichever the option is listed
Thanks for that, but this particular thing does not let itself become disabled, the option is greyed-out. Here and on other sites I read that indeed the only way to have it NOT trun up in Google Play constantly is to remove the FWUpgrade.apk.
But I am afraid I cannot do that without root-access, unless someone has a work-around?
 
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Yea ull need root. It's easy to root, just flash an already rooted stock Rom with Odin.

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Thanks for that, but this particular thing does not let itself become disabled, the option is greyed-out. Here and on other sites I read that indeed the only way to have it NOT trun up in Google Play constantly is to remove the FWUpgrade.apk.
But I am afraid I cannot do that without root-access, unless someone has a work-around?
No root (unrooted) = no way to disable. There is no other way around it. This is true of several third party apps on stock ROM.

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